A Dictionary of Computing / Edition 6

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Overview

Authoritative and wide ranging, this leading dictionary is compiled by a team of computer specialists with expert knowledge on everything from networking and databases to graphics and webcams. Covering all aspects of computing and providing jargon-free definitions, it is as valuable for home and office users as it is indispensable for students and teachers of computing.

Over 6,500 entries-150 of them new to this fully revised and updated edition, New feature spreads on key topics, including XML, Full coverage of the internet, multimedia, and computer applications, Includes recent advances in artificial intelligence, security, and personal computing.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199234011
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 8/4/2008
  • Series: Oxford Paperback Reference Ser.
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 608
  • Sales rank: 1,421,175
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents

A Dictionary of Computing 1

Computer Graphics (Feature) 100

The Anatomy of an Internet Address (Feature) 260

Object-oriented Programming (Feature) 350

Quantum Computing (Feature) 416

SQL (Feature) 484

XML (Feature) 564

Appendices

App Generic Domain Names 573

App Country-Code Domain Names 574

App File Extensions 577

App Character Set 580

App Greek Alphabet 581

App Chronology 582

App Useful Web Sites 584

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